Relationships among speed of processing, aptitude, and working memory in elementary students
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This research explores the relationships between speed of processing, verbal and quantitative aptitude, and working memory for elementary age students. Students with impaired processing speed often struggle in elementary school and can be incorrectly identified as lazy or unintelligent. This can have lasting consequences on their self-esteem and future academic success. The findings of this research suggest that the combination of processing speed, working memory and academic achievement in reading does not adequately predict verbal intelligence. However, the model indicates that there is a ...